ARTICLES & EDITED VOLUMES IN-PROGRESS

“Embracing the Xenophone: Siu Kam Wen and the Possibility of Spanish-language Chinese Literature.” (forthcoming in Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature)

Island Inquires: A Taiwan Sourcebook. Kyle Shernuk, ed. (Manuscript under preparation)

“Relational Taiwan: The Tidal Vision of Taiwanese Aboriginal Writer Syaman Rapongan” (submission for Island Inquires: A Taiwan Sourcebook)


The Ecology of Travel: Capitalism, Ethnicity, and the Environment in Dadelavan Ibau’s Farewell, Eagle,” International Journal of Taiwan Studies 4, no. 1 (2021): 10-32.

ABSTRACT: This article investigates the relationship between ethnicity, the environment, and capitalism in Paiwan aboriginal writer Dadelavan Ibau’s 2004 work, Farewell, Eagle: A Paiwan Woman’s West-Tibetan Travels.

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“Becoming Ethnic and Chinese: Sinophone Transculturation at the Millennial Turn.” PhD Diss., Harvard University, 2020.

ABSTRACT: This dissertation is inspired by a seemingly straightforward yet highly complex question: what does it mean “to be Chinese” at the turn of the twenty-first century?

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“A Queerness of Relation: The Plight of the “Ethnic Minority” in Chan Koon-Chung’s Bare Life,” in Howard Chiang and Alvin Wong, eds., Keywords in Queer Sinophone Studies, 80-102. New York: Routledge, May 2020.

ABSTRACT: In this chapter, I advance a relational model for understanding the connection between ideas about ethnicity and gender in the People’s Republic of China (PRC; also, China) at the turn of the 21st century.

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“2012/2014 – Minority Heritage in the Age of Multiculturalism:  Zhang Chengzhi Republishes History of the Soul and Alai’s Zhandui Receives No Points.” in David Wang, ed., A New Literary History of Modern China, 934-940. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.


“1990/1: Yearnings debuts in the PRC; The Golden Age wins Taiwan’s Unitas Fiction Award: From the Margins to the Mainstream—A Tale of Two Wangs,” co-authored with Dylan Suher, in David Wang, ed., A New Literary History of Modern China, 821-826. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.


“October 1960: An Underground Chinese Malaysian War Novel is Published—Revolution, Body and the Chinese Malaysian Leftists Narrative,” co-authored with Chong Fah Hing, in David Wang, ed., A New Literary History of Modern China, 635-640. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.


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Queer Chinese Postsocialist Horizons: New Models of Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Chinese Fiction, “Sentiments Like Water” and Beijing Story. MA Thesis. University of Oregon. Ann Arbor: ProQuest/UMI, 2012. (ISBN 9781267563682).

ABSTRACT: This thesis represents an investigation into the strategies used by postsocialist Chinese male subjects to articulate their subjecthood and desires.

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